New Toilet Design Promises Cleaner, Water Efficient Flushes

New Toilet Design Promises Cleaner, Water Efficient Flushes

There is a lot of science behind toilet flushing, more than the average consumer tends to realize.

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat

Water-saving technologies battle drought conditions

Water-saving technologies battle drought conditions

Low-flow toilets and other technology innovations can help save water in every home, and each step can make a difference.

Low-flow toilets save water with every flush

Low-flow toilets save water with every flush

Save water with every flush, with ultra-high efficiency toilets that use less than one gallon.

Net zero energy demonstration house moving to net zero water operation

Net zero energy demonstration house moving to net zero water operation

While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Wherever water is at a premium, high efficiency toilets can help reduce water use.

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

The EcoDrain™ is a small, easy-to-install device with no moving parts. The key to saving you money is the heat-exchange channels. These flattened, sealed channels were developed to maximize the surface area of the heat transfer space and to create optimum flow turbulence in the outgoing waste water and incoming fresh water.

On-call recirculation pumps combat water waste and deliver hot water quickly

On-call recirculation pumps combat water waste and deliver hot water quickly

With water restrictions in force in California and elsewhere, water recirculation pumps are an easy way to save water.

Vacuum assisted flush technology could save homeowners thousands of gallons

Vacuum assisted flush technology could save homeowners thousands of gallons

One of the most water efficient toilets on the market does it with help from air pressure.

Kohler launches EPDs for product transparency

Kohler launches EPDs for product transparency

EPDs are developed by manufacturers based on life cycle inventories and provide quantitative, third-party-certified details of a product's projected environmental impact from cradle to grave.

TOTO launches app to calculate returns on green product investments

TOTO launches app to calculate returns on green product investments

A new app from TOTO provides consumers and professionals with the ability to calculate their green product purchases' return on investment and return on environment in a matter of minutes.

 Plumbing fixtures deliver water savings for Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Plumbing fixtures deliver water savings for Proud Green Home of St. Louis

One of the green certifications that the builders of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis plan to achieve is the EPA's WaterSense designation, and the plumbing fixtures are part of the water-saving strategy for the home.

Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy

Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy

The ACT, Inc. D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system works by circulating ambient temperature water that normally goes down the drain back to the water heater through the cold water line.

IBS: Kohler High Efficiency Toilets, Showerheads and Faucets

IBS: Kohler High Efficiency Toilets, Showerheads and Faucets

Kohler is known for their beautiful designs, but they are also leading the way when it comes to high-effiency, water saving devices. Rob Zimmerman, Senior Channel Manager, took ProudGreenHome.com on a tour through the Kohler booth at the International Builder...

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector Prevents Leaks and Damage to Your Toilet

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector Prevents Leaks and Damage to Your Toilet

Fluidmaster® Click Seal® Water Supply Connector lets you know when you have a perfect seal on the fill valve on your toilet. This prevents leaks, cracks, and damage resulting from loose or tight connectors - saving water and money. The...

Greenbuild interview - EcoDrain

Greenbuild interview - EcoDrain

An interview with David Velan of EcoDrain™ at Greenbuild in Philadelphia. The EcoDrain™ is a small, easy-to-install device with no moving parts. The key to saving you money is the heat-exchange channels. These flattened, sealed channels were developed to maximize...

Conserve Water and Save Money with Fluidmaster Duo Flush™

Conserve Water and Save Money with Fluidmaster Duo Flush™

Learn how you can conserve water and save money with each flush by using Fluidmaster Duo Flush™

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